Rogers and Telus Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Updates

Following the roll out the official Android 7.0 Nougat updates Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in Canada earlier last week.  But the roll out only happened on Bell, Eastlink, and Free Mobile  customers. This time around Rogers, Telus, Fido,  Koodo  and among other carriers devices are also started getting the same treatment.

Similar to Bell's released, Roger and Telus Galaxy S7 G930W8 bumped to version GG930W8VLU2BQB6.  While the Galaxy S7 edge on the other hand, also received an update to version G935W8VLU2BQB6.

Here are the details:

Galaxy S7  SM-G930W8 Galaxy S7 edge SM-G935W8
version: G930W8VLU2BQB6version: G935W8VLU2BQB6

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: 1 February 2017
  • Baseband version: G930W8VLU2BQB6
  • Kernel version: 3.18.14-10780217
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930W8VLU2BQB6
  • AP: G930W8VLU2BQB6
  • CP: G930W8VLU2BQB6
  • CSC: G905W8OYA2BQB6
  • Build date:  24 Feb. 2017

  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: 1 February 2017
  • Baseband version: G935W8VLU2BQB6
  • Kernel version: 3.18.14-10780217
  • Build number: NRD90M.G935W8VLU2BQB6
  • AP: G935W8VLU2BQB6
  • CP: G935W8VLU2BQB6
  • CSC: G935W8OYA2BQB6
  • Build date:  24 Feb. 2017

This update is available to all Canadian carriers Galaxy S7 and S7 edge customers. Isn't it awesome, that none has left behind? Awesome!

To ensure that you’ll get the update, just hit your device software update settings. From Home screen> Apps > Settings > About device > Check for software updates.

How to Update  a Galaxy S7 or a Galaxy S7 edge via Over-The-Air

  • Make your phone’s battery is fully recharged before starting the software update. This is a must and very important part to get rid of some issues if ever the software update being interrupted due to a power failure.

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu Key > Settings > About device > Software updates > Check for Updates.
  2. If your device finds a new software update, tap Download now. When complete, a screen will appear advising you that the new version of software is ready to be installed. Tap Install update.
  3. The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.
  4. You’ve successfully updated your Galaxy S7 Android OS.

[Thank’s to Kyle and Sarah]